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RIFF, 08, 2022, 05: Second list of selected films out

RIFF, 08, 2022, 05: Second list of selected films out

The second list of films officially selected for the Rajasthan International Film Festival, Jodhpur, 25-30 March, 2022, has been released. It includes the Yadu Vijayakrishnan directed Sanskrit feature film Bhagavadajjukam (The Monk and The Courtesan), Pankaj Rao and Ankit Agarwal directed Hindi music video album, Piya Milan Rut Aayi Re..., Kautuk Saksena directed English/Hindi feature film, Say It Thrice, Hemant Seervi directed Hindi feature film, Aataf, Semkhor, an Assamese film directed by Aimee Baruah, student short Malayalam film, Creatures. Other films are Forgotten To Dance, directed by Prudhu, Andrea Rüthlein and Matthias Lukoschek’s international English feature-documentary, Silver Hair Still Rocks, Hindi feature film Chhipkali,

starring Yashpal Sharma, Rajasthani feature films Krishan Bhakt Narsi, and Nani Bai Ro Mayro, directed and produced by Rajendra Gupta, starring Yatin Karyekar, Surendra Pal and Ashok Banthia, Rajasthani short film Mrityudand,

directed by Dinesh Rajpurohit, Sanskrit feature film Sakuntalam, directed by Dushyanth Sridhar, Kannada feature film, Bank Loan, directed by Rashmi S. and Poornashri R., short Marathi film Belosa (The Brave), directed by Manoj Haribhau Bhange, short Hindi Film Boorai Kaa Ant (End Of Evil), directed and produced by Mohammed Saleem (Munna Bhai), Jophy Abraham directed short Malayalam film, Meekha, English/Hindi short film, Someday,

directed and produced by Shefali Shah, Hindi feature film Gaaye Hamari Mata Hai (Cow Is Our Mother) Directed by Shuja Ali, animation film, An Unrevealed Secret, directed by Swastik Jain, Kannada feature film Namma, Children's India.Com (Our Children's India.Com), directed by N. R. Nanjunde Gowda, Sudheer Attavar directed Kannada feature film Mrityorma, and Hindi short film, Frince, directed by Ram.

Somendra Harsh and Anshu Harsh, Managing Trustees of RIFF Film Club and Founders of the Rajasthan International Film Festival, said that this year, the Closing Ceremony and The Grand RIFF Award Night 2022 will be held on 30th March 2022, in Jodhpur, on the occasion of Rajasthan Diwas (the day on which the state of Rajasthan was founded).

RIFF is an initiative of RIFF Film Club, a Non-Profit organisation, which endeavours towards imparting a novel identity to world cinema, through conducting film festivals in Rajasthan, every year.

Feature, Short, Documentary, Animation films, as well as Music Videos, can still be submitted, by visiting the website, and also through filmfreeway. The last deadline for submission of films is 28th February, 2022.


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About Siraj Syed

Syed Siraj
(Siraj Associates)

Siraj Syed is a film-critic since 1970 and a Former President of the Freelance Film Journalists' Combine of India.

He is the India Correspondent of and a member of FIPRESCI, the international Federation of Film Critics, Munich, Germany

Siraj Syed has contributed over 1,015 articles on cinema, international film festivals, conventions, exhibitions, etc., most recently, at IFFI (Goa), MIFF (Mumbai), MFF/MAMI (Mumbai) and CommunicAsia (Singapore). He often edits film festival daily bulletins.

He is also an actor and a dubbing artiste. Further, he has been teaching media, acting and dubbing at over 30 institutes in India and Singapore, since 1984.

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